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Center for Rare Diseases – Reference Center Northern Bavaria (ZESE)

Programs and services

  • Support for patients with known rare diseases searching for specialized clinics within and out­side the university hospitals in Würzburg
  • Outpatient clinic for patients with unclear diagnoses
  • Interdisciplinary case conferences for guidance on further diagnostic or therapeutic steps
  • Mediation of contact to patient organizations
  • Educational meetings for patients and health care professionals

Cooperating institutions

  • All associated disease specific centers for rare diseases
  • All departments of the University Hospitals in Würzburg
  • Institute for Human Genetics
  • Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biometry
  • Interdisciplinary Biomaterial and Data Base Würzburg
  • Department of Orthopaedics König-Ludwig-Haus
  • Member of the German Working Group of Centers for Rare Diseases



Prof. Dr. Helge Hebestreit



Stefanie Draxler


+49 931 201-27729



Center for Rare Diseases | Ambulance: Josef-Schneider-Straße 2 | 97080 Würzburg | Germany  | Post: Josef-Schneider-Straße 2 | 97080 Würzburg | Germany